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BINGE EATING:How to recognize symptoms and signs immediately
Change in eating behaviorThe disease, like bulimia, is characterized by repeated episodes of 'binge '. These 'bingeeats'often have the following characteristics: the period of food administration is clearly distinguishable, eg. the duration of two hours; during this time, however, food is consumed much faster than normal. There is certainly more food ingested than most people would eat under similar circumstances over such a period of time, so there may be an unpleasant feeling of a bloated belly and self-loathing. When abducted in such a state, it is accompanied by a feeling of loss of control of food for example, the feeling that you cannot stop eating or that you cannot control what and how much you eat. Binge eating occurs on average at least 2 days a week for at least 6 months and is not associated with the regular use of inadequate compensatory behaviors and does not occur exclusively during anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa..
Psychic changesThrough binge eating disorder interpersonal contacts often suffer. Mood swings, loneliness, isolation, boredom as well as strong emotional states such as intense pleasure often precede the binge. Disturbed food intake can lead to an altered perception of hunger and satiety, reflecting on food intake, figure and weight. Sufferers often suffer from anxiety disorders, depression, addiction to alcohol, drugs, drugs and personality disorders.tà.
Physical changesDue to binge eating, which is not compensated, sufferers are usually very overweight.
Disorders related to body imageBinge eating disorder can also lead to a disturbed perception of the body. Those affected often do not perceive the consequences of their overweight as such and lose contact with their body.
How to deal with the problemTurning to the help of a professional is always the best solution to solve your problems and try to give direction to your life. If this is not possible, for reasons of time or money, it may be useful to try one of the following strategies:
- Leaving the house for a walk
- lie down on the ground or cross-legged and practice meditation: just close your eyes and let your thoughts flow
- Call a loved one and spend time on the phone with them